Local High School Basketball Scoreboard-Wednesday, January 23

Boys...
Ameritime Classic-Championship Semifinal...
Top seed Hazelwood Central edged out Borgia 32-29 in a tough defensive battle at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis. The Hawks slowed the pace in the fourth quarter, at one point holding the ball for two and a half minutes before taking a shot. Borgia outscored the Hawks 5-4 in the final quarter but came up just short. Casey Kuchem led the Knights with 11 points and Quaron Gooch paced Hazelwood Central with 13. Borgia drops to 11-7 while Hazelwood improves to 14-3. Borgia will play Parkway West for Third place Friday night at 7:00.

Girls...
Hermann Tournament...
Championship Semifinals...
Owensville defeated top seeded Hermann 48-46.
Chamois beat New Haven 36-18
Consolation Semifinals...
St. Clair took down Montgomery County 49-24. Allison Hinson scored 14 for the Lady Bulldogs
Warrenton beat Wright City 62-22.

In Wrestling...
Washington shut out Fort Zumwalt East 80-0 to improve to 14-3.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 8 hours ago

Recently released statistics show that immigration to the United States has accounted for 82% of the population growth over the past 8 years.

This may be an alarming fact to a number of people, especially conservatives who do not trust President Obama on this issue. The fact is, however, that this trend has been going on for decades.

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SPORTS CORNER

15 hours 33 min ago

The Wild established the upper hand in a back-and-forth series with a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Scottrade Center. After the Blues took an early lead, the Wild reeled off four goals. Marco Scandella tied it in the first, and then Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu lit the lamp in the second to put Minnesota up for good. Charlie Coyle iced the cake in the final period, and Devan Dubnyk made 36 saves as the Wild lead the series, 3-2.